Our electronic resources comprise of the following on and off campus databases.A sample guide on how to use the databases is given on the LIBGUIDES page.Should you face any challenges, contact librarians for assistanceLibrarian (click here)

On- Campus resources-INASP


EBSCOhost is an intuitive online research platform, with quality databasesand search features, it helps researchers of all kinds to findmultidisciplinaryinformation with e-books.

Emerald Insight

Emerald Insight provides abstracts and full text articles from academicjournals covering the subject areas of marketing, management, humanresources,quality, economics, information management, operations, engineering,productionand property, education, health and social care.

HST – Libraries in a Digital Age

Henry Stewart Talks Ltd (HSTalks) is a leading provider of speciallyprepared,animated, online, audio-visual lectures, seminar-style talks and casestudiesof medical information and business information in over 60 countries aroundthe world. It provides peer reviewed vocational journals, conferences andonline education.


JSTOR is a digital library for the intellectually curious. It has morethan 2,600 top scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, andsciences and more than 90,000 ebooks 

OUP – Oxford Journals

Oxford University Press (OUP) publishes the highest quality journals anddelivers this research to the widest possible audience. They publish over450 journals in the humanities, social sciences, law, science, and medicine,two-thirds of which are published in partnership with learned andprofessionalsocieties.

Project MUSE books

Project MUSE, is a non-profit collaboration between libraries andpublishers,is an online database of peer-reviewed academic journals and electronicbooks. Project MUSE contains digital humanities and social science contentfrom over 250 university presses and scholarly societies around the world.

Sage Journals

SAGE is a global academic publisher of books, journals, and a growingsuite of library products and services. They publish more than 1,000journalsand 900 new books globally each year, in Social Sciences and Humanities,Health , life and Biomedical sciences, Engineering and Physical Sciences,Academic books, journals, reference and library products.

Taylor & Francis

Taylor & Francis publish materials in Engineering, EnvironmentalSciencesand Technology, offering advanced, emergent, and applied content thatadvancesresearch, supports education, and provides solutions to real-worldproblems. Content appeals to a wide-ranging audience, including students, instructors,librarians, and professional engineers- from the well-established to thosejust beginning their careers.

University of Chicago Journals

The University of Chicago Press publishes more than 80 scholarly journalsthat cover a wide range of disciplines, from the humanities and the socialsciences to the life and physical sciences. All are peer-reviewedpublications,with readerships that include scholars, scientists, and practitioners,as well as other interested, educated individuals.

Wiley Online Library Full

Wiley offers an exceptional portfolio of over 8 million articles from1,600 journals.  Titles cover the full spectrum of life, health and physicalsciences, social science and the humanities, and include many titles rankedat the forefront of their field.

Open Access Databases(Off-Campus resources)

Academic Journals

Academic Journals is a publisher of peer-reviewed open access journals.Academic Journals currently publishes over 100 open access journals coveringart and humanities, engineering, medical science, social sciences,biologicalsciences, physical sciences and agricultural sciences.

Directory of Open Access Books/Journals

DOAJ is an independent non-profit organisation managed by InfrastructureServices for Open Access C.I.C. (IS4OA)

Directory of Open Access Repositories

OpenDOAR is the quality-assured, global Directory of Open AccessRepositorieshosting repositories that provide free, open access to academic outputsand resources. Each repository record within OpenDOAR has been carefullyreviewed and processed by a member of our editorial team which enablesus to offer a trusted service for the community.

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes thefull text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishingformats and disciplines. Released in beta in November 2004, the GoogleScholar index includes most peer-reviewed online academic journals andbooks, conference papers, theses and dissertations, preprints, abstracts,technical reports, and other scholarly literature, including court opinionsand patents.

Sage Research Methods

SAGE Research Methods provides information on Key concepts in research,Philosophy of research, Research ethics, Planning research, Research design,Data collection, Data quality and data management, Qualitative dataanalysis,Quantitative data analysis, Communicating and disseminating research, Datascience and Researcher development. You can explore the research methodsterrain, read definitions of key terminology, and discover content relevantto your research methods journey.

Theological Open Access Databases

The Theologian

The Theologian is dedicated to presenting theological and pastoral resourcesof the highest quality to the wider church over the interne. Contributorsare from Anglican, Baptist, Presbyterian, Free Church and other backgrounds.“Theological integration” is one of our prime concerns – to integratebiblicalstudies, doctrine, and pastoralia in creative and useful ways, avoidingthe over-specialized nature of much seminary and theological collegeeducationin order to produce more rounded and effective theologians and preachersfor the 21st Century.


Is a growing online evangelical encyclopedia of biblical Christianityand a network of interconnected pages, constantly being refined and updated.

Dictionary of African Christian Biography

The mission of the DACB is to collect, preserve, and make freely accessiblebiographical accounts and church histories from oral and written sourcesintegral to a scholarly understanding of African Christianity.

The Society of Biblical

The Society of Biblical Research features resources free to all, to assistthose researching and writing papers in biblical studies. The website alsoprovides access to free books to most countries outside of the UnitedStates,Canada and the European Union through the International CooperationInitiative(ICI). The ICI project provides free online PDF files to scholars andstudentswho would not otherwise have access to these resources.

African Theology Worldwide

African Theology Worldwide is a new and developing, freely accessibleonline platform for African Christian Theology. Supported by the ProtestantTheological University, and generously funded by the John TempletonFoundationand other donors, it contains a collaborative bibliography, bibliographicalencyclopaedia articles, a research portal, and other supporting materialsthat direct researchers to the best available resources and provide accessto a wide variety of online materials.



Globethics.net is a global network of teachers and institutions with thevision to embed ethics in higher education.The founding conviction is havingequal access to knowledge resources in the field of applied ethics enablesindividuals and institutions from developing and transition economies tobecome more visible and audible in the global discourse.  It has  developed four resources: Globethics.net Library, Globethics.net Publications,Globethics.netAcademy and Globethics.net Network.

Christian Library

The Christian Study Library (CSL) provides Scripturally sound materialfor free. It is situated in South Africa and its aim is to allow otherpeople in third-world situations to undertake extensive Internet searchesfor free.


The African Pastors Fellowship (APF) aims to empower Christian leadersand enable effective ministry that brings community transformation throughthe local church. Partnership is central to APF’s approach as we workhand-in-handwith church and community leaders from a broad denominational spectrumincluding the Anglican, Baptist, Free Methodist, Lutheran and Pentecostaltraditions.

Christian Classical Ethereal Library

Provides online books and articles in different Christian subjects.


OCLC WorldCat connects you to the collections and services of over 10,000 librariesworldwide.

Ancient History Sourcebook

The Ancient History Sourcebook, created by Paul Halsall, brings together primary sourcematerial relating to the Ancient, Hellenistic, and Classical Worlds.

Classics Index

Classics Index provides an index of Migne's Patrologia Latina.

Greek Language and Linguistics

Free fonts, dictionaries, and tutorials useful for studying Hellenisticand Biblical Greek may be found on this website.

Packard Humanities Searchable Greek Inscriptions

Searchable Greek Inscriptions is an index of Greek inscriptions created and maintainedby the Packard Humanities Institute.

Perseus Project

This excellent source of classical texts, history, and language resources from TuftsUniversity includes Liddel, Scott and Jones' Greek Lexicon and Lewis and Short'sLatinDictionary.

Assisting you to Learn

Dr. Ehud Ben Zvi, a religious studies professor at the University of Alberta, maintainsthis selection of resources for Old Testament and Hebrew studies.

Bible Gateway

Bible Gateway provides searchable online access to multiple versions of the Scriptures(including NRSV, NIV, NASB) in several languages.

Bible Geocoding

This site uses Google Earth to identify every place mentioned in the Bible.

Bible Odyssey

Free fonts, dictionaries, and tutorials useful for studying Hellenisticand Biblical Greek may be found on this website.

Blue Letter Bible

Blue Letter Bible provides powerful tools for an in-depth study of God’s Word throughour free online reference library; the Lexicon search gives users immediate access tothe original Hebrew and Greek words.


These links for OT and Hebrew studies – plus theology and film! – are maintained byTyler F. Williams, Assistant Professor of Theology at The King's University College,Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library

This free, online, digitized virtual library of the Dead Sea Scrolls is presented by theIsrael Antiquities Authority (IAA).

Dictionary of NatureImagery of the Bible(DNI)

DNI is designed to expand the exegetical toolbox by becoming a recognized tool thatbiblical scholars can turn to when addressing aspects of nature and landscape as part oftheir critical scholarship. DNI is structured as a research project by Prof. Dalit Rom-Shiloni of Tel Aviv University

Electronic NewTestament EducationalResources

This website maintained by Dr. Felix Just of the Loyola Institute for Spirituality containsa variety of materials, mostly related to biblical and liturgical studies, intended forscholars, teachers, students, pastors, believers, seekers, and others.

Enter the Bible

Luther Seminary provides these guides to each book of the Bible, including outlines,themes, and background information as well as descriptions of relevant time periods.

German Bible Society

Provides online access to the full texts of Greek New Testament (NA28 and UBS5) andthe Hebrew Bible (BHS).

International StandardBible Encyclopedia(ISBE) online

The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (ISBE) was edited by James Orr, JohnNuelsen, Edgar Mullins, Morris Evans, and Melvin Grove Kyle and was publishedcomplete in 1939. This web site includes the complete text.

New TestamentGateway

This excellent web directory of internet resources on the New Testament is edited byDr. Mark Goodacre of Duke University.

Resource Pages forBiblical Studies

This comprehensive directory to texts, translations, and biblical studies materials thatare freely available online is compiled and owned by Torrey Seland, Dean of Studies andProfessor, School of Mission and Theology, Stavanger. Norway.

Church HistoryTimeline

Presents a basic timeline of major figures and events in church history.

Early Christian Writings

Early Christian Writings provides translations of and commentary on Christian textscomposed before the Council of Nicaea in 325 AD, including the New Testament,Apocrypha, Gnostics, Church Fathers, and some non-Christian references.

Early Church Fathers -Additional Texts

These English translations, edited by Roger Pearse, were not included in the 38 volumecollection of Ante-Nicene, Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers.    The texts are listed inchronological order.

Fathers of the Church

English translations of the writings of the Church Fathers, from Alexander of Alexandriato Vincent of Lerins, may be accessed on this site.

Fourth CenturyChristianity

Fourth-Century Christianity promotes and stores research tools and texts for the studyof the Church and its environment in the Fourth Century. The site is sponsored by theHistory Department of Wisconsin Lutheran College and by Asia Lutheran Seminary,under the direction of Dr. Glen L. Thompson.

History of Missiology

This collection of missionary biographies, reports, sermons and theologies provides arich resource for mission studies; this website is maintained by University of BostonSchool of Theology.

The Labyrinth: ChurchHistory

The Labyrinth provides free, organized access to resources in medieval studies. TheLabyrinth’s easy-to-use links provide connections to databases, services, texts, andimages around the world.

Post-ReformationDigital Library

Comprises a select database of digital books relating to the development of theologyand philosophy during the Reformation and Post-Reformation/Early Modern Era (late15th-18th centuries).

Marston MemorialHistorical Center

The Marston Memorial Historical Center provides access to periodicals, disciplines, andother publications of the Free Methodist Church, including The Earnest Christian.

Methodist and Wesleyan StudiesCollection (MWSC)

The Methodist and Wesleyan Studies Collection (MWSC) is a joint project of theGlobeTheoLib and the Methodist e-Academy with the support of the World MethodistCouncil to develop an online library of Methodist studies resources that will beavailable to scholars and students free of charge throughout the world.

The United MethodistChurch OnlineDirectory and Statistics

Here you can search for information regarding churches, pastors, leadership,conferences or other entities.